E9 Paint Colors

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The following paint colors were available as below:

(some 3.0CS colors and perhaps all were continued into 1974 MY. 1974+ colors are additional.)



Frequency/Rarity based on bmwcsregistry.org sampling:
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Note:
colors provided by owners and may not be original
 
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Baikal

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BaT: 1973 3.0 CSL. Very few CSL’s came in Baikal.
 
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Bristol

Oldenzaal 2800 CSA

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This PNW 3.0 CS is an exception to the rule. Seemingly factory, but not an advertised color for the 3.0
 
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Golf

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Credit: @Dan Mooney (low light)

This is the same car, low light VS Sun and possible photographer adjustments
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BaT: 1973 3.0CSL
 

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Granada

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@Markos - 1971 2800 CS

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@zinz - 1967 2000 CS (Granada is rare and this NK is the best example of freshly restored Granada paint)

Verona hood against Granada car. Note the difference.
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Granatrot
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Tim (@Tone) 1975 3.0 CSI (low light photo)

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BaT: 1974 3.0 CS (partial shade photo)
 

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Mintgrün

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The BMW 3.0 CS Automatic VIN 4320423 was manufactured on November 11th, 1974 and delivered on November 20th, 1974 to the BMW dealer Geishauser in Erkrath. The original colour was Mintgrün, paint code 079.

We hope this information is helpful for you.

Yours sincerely,

Julia Oberndörfer

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